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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Language: Spanish Tags: adult guardianship

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June 1, 2010

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Supported decision-making gives someone authority to access your personal information and help you make and communicate your decisions. This is for adults who have the capacity to make their own personal decisions but would like to have someone they trust help them in the decision-making process....


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June 1, 2010

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When an authorized decision-maker is not doing their job properly, the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA) provides protective measures. This brochure explains how to make a complaint about a legal decision-maker, and what happens during an investigation.


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June 1, 2010

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If an adult doesn't have the capacity to make decisions, a health care provider can choose one of the adult’s relatives to make a one-time, time-sensitive decision. Specific decision-making can be about health care, and/or temporary admission to or discharge from a residential care facility.


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June 1, 2010

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If an adult’s ability to make personal decisions is impaired but they can make decisions with good support, co-decision-making may be an option. The adult who needs support doesn’t lose authority to make their own decisions. They share that authority with their co-decision-maker.


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June 1, 2010

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Options available to support adults who need assistance making personal and/or financial decisions include: supported decision-making, co-decision-making, specific decision-making, guardianship and trusteeship.


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June 1, 2010

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Capacity is assessed to provide the Court with information to help determine whether or not a co-decision maker, guardian, or trustee should be appointed for an adult. Learn about how this works, who is authorized to conduct capacity assessments, and how to find a qualified capacity assessor.


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June 1, 2010

Description

Guardianship is a legal court order which gives an individual (the guardian) the legal authority and responsibility to make or assist in making decisions about (non-financial) personal matters on behalf of another adult.